MDI Biological Laboratory receives $70,000 to support organoid course

(Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that it received more than $70,000 in cash and in-kind awards for its inaugural "Applications of Organoid Technology" course, held May 27 through June 2 on the institution's Bar Harbor, Maine, campus. The awards included contributions from Baker, Corning, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Nikon, Leica, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., STEMCELL Technologies, Fisher Scientific and ThermoFisher Scientific. The week-long course was among the first to provide extensive hands-on training in organoid culture.